Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD

Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi in 1989 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 640

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 677-0777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 92% of peers
Uterine Prolapse
more than 82% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
more than 81% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

29  Conditions Treated

53  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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  • Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Illinois Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Saint Johns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Stanford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Research Award, 2003-2007
  • AAGL Achievement in Laparoscopic Surgery Award, 2007
  • Patients Choice Award, 2008
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD
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What an amazing doctor! My experience with San Diego Womens Health has been nothing short of fantastic. The staff are helpful and friendly, the office is beautiful, and Dr. Mel is such a gentle, compassionate, and understanding person.
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Dr. Mel is one of the top Robotic Surgeons in California, and I am so glad I choose him went I underwent an endometriosis resection last year. I highly recommend him.
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